Nowadays, rising to the highest office of the land requires a lot more than just political talk and the will power to make the lives of the citizenry better with campaign promises.
A lot of the plans and projections made by some politicians in their quest to win political power has one major underlining factor; money.
It is without a doubt that money runs the world and in the game of politics too, money happens to be one of the pillars for a successful government.
Aside being strong-willed and having big dreams as a president, funds must be available to set the plans into motion to become realities so that the citizenry can benefit immensely from it.
Money has become a major concern since many government projects tend to grind to a standstill due to the issue of insufficient funds.
It takes a lot of cash to run a country and it has to be said that some individuals in the country can vie for the highest office of the land if money was the only qualifying factor.
Many rich men in the country who have attained millionaire and billionaire statuses are more than capable to run the country with their wealth should they canvass for votes to become presidents in the country.
Today, YEN.com.gh brings you 5 fabulously rich men who can become the next president of Ghana if they so desire.
1. Dr. Osei Kwame Despite
The owner of the Despite Group of Companies, Dr. Osei Kwame Despite who is noted for his flourishing businesses could easily become a president of Ghana. The business magnate commands a lot of respect in the country and has managed to couch a loved brand for himself.
Many people have sang his praises for his uncountable philanthropic works which are geared towards health, education and security of the citizenry.
He is known for his wealth which would be an addition to his CV should he decide to run for president.
2. Nana Appiah Mensah
The CEO of Zylofon Media, Nana Appiah Mensah, also known as NAM 1 has built a reputation for himself in the world of the rich men in Ghana.
Within a short period, the businessman has strategically placed himself among the richest people in Ghana. He boasts of a private jet and many plush buildings, cars and multi-purpose edifices he uses as offices.
He has been in the media for his many acts of kindness and smart way of venturing into the market with a lot of cash to spend.
Recently, it was reported that his outfit was going to be the next sponsor of the Ghana Premier League.
His wealth places him in a comfortable lead should he decide to take on the politicians to become Ghana’s next president.
3. Ibrahim Daouda (Ibrah One)
Ibrah One, noted as Accra’s richest young man, also stands the chance of becoming a president in Ghana due to his wealth. The young man boasts of many luxurious cars and exquisite mansions.
Aside his fabulous lifestyle, the young man is noted for his many acts of kindness which include helping street children and giving handouts to his friends.
He broke the internet with a viral video of himself during his birthday giving out iPhones to some random passengers on board a commercial bus.
4. Shatta Wale
Multiple award-winning dancehall act and Zylofon Media signee, Charles Nii Armah, known in the world of showbiz as Shatta Wale is likely to be a president of Ghana soon. Aside boasting of many cars and multi-million dollar mansions, the musicians commands a huge following.
He is loved by many people who would go to the ends of the earth to vote for him to become president should he contest for the highest office of the land.
5. Asamoah Gyan
The Ghanaian international footballer has on the hearts of many Ghanaians due to his matchless contribution to the game of football. He is also noted to own many businesses in the country; making his wealth spread further than just football.
Asamoah Gyan has carved a likeable brand around himself which would move people to vote for him should he contest to become a president.
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